My Cousin Got Married and She Served Black Girl Magic

Mary Taylor’s granddaughters are magic. And this isn’t all of them. We’re missing four more and I’m not sure your internet could handle it. 

My younger cousin got married this weekend, and well, she was glowing. I love weddings because it always serves as a reminder that love is present and so dang beautiful! 

It’s weird to me to see my ‘baby’ cousin as a grown-up. I mean, just last year she was born, and I was mesmerized at the fact that my aunt was now a mommy. Once she started walking she would make her way up to our apartment to hang out with us. We’ve seen her graduate from 8th grade, high school, and college. Now she’s adding another hat to her head – as wife, and she entered into that realm in pure glory. 

Just look at her. 

She was absolutely radiant. 

Smiling. 

In love. 

It was a sight to behold. 

Cousins at a wedding

I’m also partial because she is an October bride, and I feel like October brides are the best brides in general. 

Let’s talk about this Black Girl Magic though. 

We all know that celebration of our skin tones has been HEAVY lately, and for good reason. Because we aren’t celebrated enough. The different tones of melanin just let me know that we are a force to be reckoned with. All different shades, and hues, and gorgeousness. It was an honor to be able to be in the photo. I’m just saying. 

One thing that I can appreciate about our family is that we ALL know we’re cute. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. I mean, check out HER mother and MY mother (Mor Mor Baby) 

However, on THIS HERE DAY?! My cousin was crowned the cutest of them all, and we were just her backup. 

Many congrats to her and her brand new husband. I hope that they enjoy all of this love that is floating around, and hold fast to it as they add to the years that they are together. 

Apparently, this Sunday was the day of weddings too. There were celebrations all up and through my Facebook newsfeed. Congrats to all of the new couples! From our Houseful to yours! 

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    Lyra
    October 12, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Beautiful, all those lovely smiles! Hmm these October weddings…weren’t we just babysitting our younger cousins a minute ago???

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    Eva
    October 13, 2017 at 8:16 am

    What a beautiful occasion and fabulous bride! Everybody looks wonderful. Congratulations to her!
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    Daria
    October 13, 2017 at 11:41 am

    Love this! A set of beautiful women for a beautiful event…. Thanks for sharing all of the beautiful smiles!

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    Sapphire Kharyzma
    October 14, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    What an amazingly beautiful post! Congrats to your cousin. She looks stunning!

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    Keisha
    October 15, 2017 at 12:59 am

    Beautiful! Congrats to the newly-wedded couple may they have a lifetime of happiness.

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    Terri
    October 15, 2017 at 7:58 am

    You all are certainly stunning. The Black girl magic was set on high for that wedding!
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    Gina
    October 15, 2017 at 11:30 am

    I loved these pictures! You can feel the love and happiness of the day.

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    Carissa
    October 15, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    Beautiful Pictures!!!! Beautiful Black Women!!! Congratulations to your cousin!!
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    Mimi Green
    October 15, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    I love weddings, they are great for a sucker of love such as myself. I see you gals showing off that melanin.
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    Kasi
    October 16, 2017 at 7:53 am

    Congratulations to your cousin! Everyone looked beautiful!

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    Valerie Robinson
    October 16, 2017 at 10:56 pm

    This is just beautiful! I love the photos and the display of family, sisterhood and black girl magic!

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    Ramona
    October 17, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    You have a beautiful family. I agree that weddings are a reminder of the possibility and realness of love. Thanks for sharing.

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    Stacie
    October 18, 2017 at 7:11 am

    Aw, how beautiful! Congrats to her! You are all serving black girl magic and I love it.

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